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Here’s the toy of Optimus Prime from the upcoming Bumblebee movie… and he’s so Gen 1!

July 29th, 2018 by Marc Comments

So, you may recall last weekend at SDCC footage was shown from the upcoming Bumblebee movie (here) and, while the footage was not released to the general public, there was a lot of excitement over one particular reveal…

Optimus Prime is in the movie and, excitingly, he’s inspired by his original Generation One incarnation (above).

Now the Prime action figure has been revealed at Animation-Comic-Game Hong Kong (ACGHK) 2018.

The figure, below, is likely a Leader-Class and full of cool features – like, for example, if you own MP-10 Optimus Prime, you can attach the trailer as seen below.

That’s pretty cool.

The figure is expected to retail for about $60 or £50 and will be available before Christmas.

We’re excited as heck to see Gen One Prime on screen in live-action.

Check out the figure below: 

Source: Dengeki

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….